Himalayan bath salt
Himalayan Salt is mined in the foothills of the Himalaya mountains. Ancient oceans deposited these salts 250 million years ago when the Himalaya Mountains were being formed. Because the salt beds were covered by lava, ice, and snow for millions of years, Himalayan salt is free of many modern-day pollutants.
Himalayan sea salt contains 84 minerals needed within the human body, thus making it much healthier than other types of salt.
Himalayan salt is often used as a bath preparation. Mineral baths of all kinds have been popular for hundreds of years, as they can provide soothing relief for several conditions.
Himalayan salt baths, may be beneficial in the following ways:
Relaxes and calms
Himalayan salt bath can be a relaxing experience. Sources have found bathing in Himalayan salt for only10 minutes can reduce fatigue, stress, and pain and increase feelings of contentment and emotional health. Himalayan salt is able to generate negative ions in the air, creating the type of calming effect many people experience on a saltwater beach.
Himalayan salt baths deliver magnesium
Magnesium helps cramping muscles relax. It’s necessary for nervous system regulation and also helps convert food into energy. Every system in the body requires magnesium to function properly. Himalayan salt has trace amounts of magnesium, providing health benefits while bathing. Sources have found that magnesium is able to enter the lymphatic system through the skin. Another study suggests Himalayan salt baths may reduce the pain associated with fibromyalgia.
Helps in treating eczema, acne, and psoriasis
Salt has antimicrobial properties, which may make it beneficial for treating eczema, acne, and psoriasis. Himalayan salt baths are a good way to treat acne on hard-to-reach areas of the body where breakouts occur, such as the back or shoulders. Himalayan salt baths can also reduce scaling, redness, and irritation. According to the National Eczema Association, adding Himalayan salt to bathwater can reduce the stinging that water might cause skin during a severe flare-up.
Soothes insect bites
There are many home remedies for bug bites. A soak in warm water containing Himalayan salt can help soothe itch and reduce swelling.
Lower blood pressure
Because of its mineral content, soaking in Himalayan salt is said to help balance electrolytes, prevent muscle cramping, improve circulation, and lower blood pressure.
Himalayan salt baths are purifying and rejuvenating. They promote spiritual, mental and emotional balance by purifying your body of negativity. Soaking in a Himalayan salt bath is an effective way to re-mineralize your body.